The latest update on Who is Leaving the Gophers Now? again comes from Roman Augustoviz of the Minneapolis Star Tribune who is reporting Tuesday that sophomore-to-be defenseman Nick Leddy of Eden Prairie, Minn., has signed with the Chicago Blackhawks for $2.7 million over three years. A link to that story is here.
The Chicago Tribune has a story here.
Earlier Tuesday, Minnesota coach Don Lucia said in a statement that winger Josh Birkholz had left the team. Augustoviz also has details on that departure.